The first table below looks at the demand for MSDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSDE over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank - 111 -
Contract jobs citing MSDE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.043% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
546 529 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.56% 22.75% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 276 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
MSDE
UK

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSDE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSDE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSDE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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MSDE
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MSDE
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MSDE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSDE.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

MSDE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing MSDE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MSDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python